A collection of notable security news items for the week ending January 30, 2015. Covers enterprise, controversies, application and mobile security, malware, reports and more.
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A collection of notable security news items for the week ending January 23, 2015. Covers enterprise, controversies, application and mobile security, malware, reports and more.
According to Lookout, mobile malware is on the rise internationally -- while adware is slowly being taken under control.
A Finnish television station has discovered that one time mobile phone giant Nokia paid millions in Euros to keep essential software for its Symbian operating system from being used to create malware.
With larger and more frequent data breaches, online scammers are able to rely on existing techniques, and have no need yet to move into the realm of mobile malware.
Cryptocurrency-mining malware on mobile devices might not be deliver great returns, but they will harm your device.
Malwarebytes Anti-Malware Premium has introduced heuristics-based detection designed to identify malicious software based on behavior instead of on virus signatures, and "will support XP users for life".
Six new bugs uncovered in Google's mobile platform shows how every Android-powered device – more than a billion devices in all – are vulnerable to malware thanks to privilege escalation issues.
The number of malvertisements targeting mobile devices more than tripled last year, pushing contaminated web ads past pornography as the single largest malware threat to mobile users.
A new report finds that number of mobile malware modifications designed for phishing users' banking and bank card information jumped by a factor of 20 last year.
[UPDATE] A bug in the Facebook mobile app allows a malicious app to prevent users from removing it. Updated to include Facebook reaction.
Obvious security vulnerabilities are disturbingly common in corporate mobile apps. If HP can find them, so can malicious actors.
According to Trend Micro, consumers are being placed at risk due to rising rates of malware aimed at online banking and malicious applications.
As worries surface that mobile devices will soon become a prime target for cybercriminals, Malwarebytes is the latest firm to launch their own anti-virus application.
According to Trend Micro, there are over one million malicious applications currently up for download on the Android market.
Versafe says its technology protects against malware and other threats regardless of mobile devices or browser - key weak points.
With Trusteer's portfolio and staff under its belt, IBM is forming a cybersecurity lab focused on mobile and application security, counter-fraud and malware detection.
Now cyber criminals are targeting both lonely hearts and their pocketbooks.
A new report released by Trend Micro says that mobile malware rates are skyrocketing.
Malware samples which consist mostly of mobile spyware rocketed to over 120,000 last month within three months. The OS's application signing shows further weakness, according to Alcatel-Lucent's Kindsight Security Labs study.
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